Green Holidays: 5 Eco-Friendly Gifts for 2014

Green Holidays: 5 Eco-Friendly Gifts for 2014

This holiday season, InfoSpace invites you to Green Holidays, a festive season of giving with clear motives to reduce e-waste and become ...

Sue Kowalski at the NYLA 2014 Annual Conference

iSchool Alumna Interview at NYLA: Sue Kowalski

This is the last of three interviews I conducted with iSchool alumni at the New York Library Association (NYLA) conference in Saratoga  Springs ...

Google Genomics: Taking DNA Research to the Cloud

Google Genomics: Taking DNA Research to the Cloud

Google is going to forever change how the scientific community conducts research on DNA with its latest cloud computing service, Google Genomics. According ...

CODE: Bringing the Tech Gender Gap to Light

CODE: Bringing the Tech Gender Gap to Light

This past weekend I stumbled upon the teaser for what I think might be my future favorite film. After being inspired in under four minutes ...

Got a Celebrity App for That?

Got a Celebrity App for That?

Some of the biggest names in the entertainment business have turned their talents to apps. InfoSpace takes a peek at a few ...

Green Holidays: 5 Eco-Friendly Gifts for 2014

Green Holidays: 5 Eco-Friendly Gifts

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Sue Kowalski at the NYLA 2014 Annual Conference

iSchool Alumna Interview at NYLA:

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Google Genomics: Taking DNA Research to the Cloud

Google Genomics: Taking DNA Research

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CODE: Bringing the Tech Gender Gap to Light

CODE: Bringing the Tech Gender

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Got a Celebrity App for That?

Got a Celebrity App for

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| December 19, 2014

Green Holidays: 5 Eco-Friendly Gifts for 2014

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This holiday season, InfoSpace invites you to Green Holidays, a festive season of giving with clear motives to reduce e-waste and become a more sustainable planet. If you’re from the Syracuse area, a white holiday season is almost guaranteed every year. Instead of talking about the snow, why don’t we focus on Green Holidays this → Read More

| December 15, 2014

iSchool Alumna Interview at NYLA: Sue Kowalski

Sue Kowalski at the NYLA 2014 Annual Conference

This is the last of three interviews I conducted with iSchool alumni at the New York Library Association (NYLA) conference in Saratoga  Springs about their involvement in NYLA and their advice for MLIS students who are thinking about getting involved in professional organizations. You can read the other interviews here and here. I spoke with Sue → Read More

| December 12, 2014

Google Genomics: Taking DNA Research to the Cloud

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Google is going to forever change how the scientific community conducts research on DNA with its latest cloud computing service, Google Genomics. According to the product’s official site,”Google Genomics provides an API to store, process, explore, and share DNA sequence reads, reference-based alignments, and variant calls, using Google’s cloud infrastructure.” Despite only recently grabbing the → Read More

| December 11, 2014

CODE: Bringing the Tech Gender Gap to Light

CODE Documentary logo

This past weekend I stumbled upon the teaser for what I think might be my future favorite film. After being inspired in under four minutes and reminded why I work everyday to make my industry an equal place for both genders, I dove deeper into the background of the film and its progression from an idea to reality. → Read More

| December 10, 2014

Got a Celebrity App for That?

Celeb Apps

Some of the biggest names in the entertainment business have turned their talents to apps. InfoSpace takes a peek at a few of them. These days it is not enough for celebrities to tackle film or music alone. They design clothing lines, are restauranteurs, write advice columns, create perfumes, and are now even developing their → Read More

| December 9, 2014

iSchool Alumna Interview at NYLA: Rebecca Lubin

Rebecca Lubin at the NYLA 2014 Annual Conference

While at the New York Library Association (NYLA) conference in Saratoga Springs on November 5-8, 2014, I interviewed three iSchool alumni on their thoughts about the value of getting involved in professional organizations. This is the second interview in that series. You can read the first one here. Rebecca Lubin is the Head of Branch → Read More

| December 8, 2014

Why I’m supporting Data by the Lake (and how you can too)

Chicago Aerial view

Several years ago the company I worked for introduced a new product. This product is equipped with dozens of sensors that keep track of how the product is used and whether or not the product needs service. The sensors send information back to the company’s servers just about every minute. The company anticipated this product → Read More

| December 8, 2014

Data Roundup: Holiday Shopping, Data Science Salaries, Sports Data and More

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Of course data is going to be a big part of your holiday shopping experience. The likelihood, according to Zeta Interactive, is that if you checked out one of those great deals on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, but didn’t buy, you can expect to see those products advertised to you in a variety of → Read More

| December 5, 2014

Are Reading Levels Appropriate for the School Library?

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Having been an English teacher in a past life, I can attest to the importance of being able to measure student progress. Knowing what academic areas a student thrives in and knowing where they’re deficient allows you to craft lessons based on the needs of your students. It’s a sure-fire way to ensure that you’re → Read More

| December 4, 2014

Square Wants to Be Your Register: Teams up with Snapchat and Apple

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I have recently become a Market Manager for Strideline Socks. A large part of my work with Strideline is selling the socks and spreading brand awareness on the East Coast. In order to accommodate all of my consumers, I created a Square account and now have two Square readers. Square has so many great features → Read More